A story for every victim

Deondre Hamilton, 22

Deondre Hamilton, a 22-year-old black man, was fatally shot Saturday, Oct. 29, in the 8800 block of South Hoover Street in Vermont Vista, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.

About 4 a.m., Hamilton was being dropped off near his home when a vehicle drove by and a person inside began shooting, said Los Angeles Police Det. Nathan Kouri.

Only Hamilton was struck by the gunfire, Kouri said.

Hamilton was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 4:37 a.m., according to coroner’s records.

Police believe the gunman's vehicle was a dark-colored sedan.

Anyone with information is asked to call the LAPD's Criminal Gang Homicide Division at (323) 786-5111. Those who wish to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.

Contact the Homicide Report. Follow @nicolesantacruz and @latimeshomicide on Twitter.

Share a memory or thought about Deondre Hamilton

Before you post, here are some answers to frequently asked questions:

Remember, all posts are approved by a Times staffer. Profanity and personal attacks will not be approved.

Email addresses are not republished or used for marketing purposes.